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 Astrophysicist Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell with the five scientists (Niamh Kavanagh, Christopher Broderick, Sarah Guerin, Adam Kelly and Vijaykumar V Jadhav) chosen to represent Ireland in Germany at the Science Gallery in Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Five young scientists, who are leading researchers on cosmology, particle physics and quantum technology, have been chosen by the Irish Research Counc(...)

Projects from the life and physical sciences, humanities and social sciences were awarded funding. Photograph: Getty Images

Ground-breaking basic research in the Republic is to benefit from €12 million in State funding with 12 leading researchers each benefiting from €1 mil(...)

Among the new partnerships is a deal between electricity transmission system operator EirGrid and French-based Réseau de Transport d’Électricité that will see them support projects on renewable energies and smart grids.

The Irish Research Council and the Embassy of France in Ireland have revealed the details of new strategic partnerships for a programme that supports (...)

 Emer Duffy, postdoctoral researcher based at DCU, ShuaiShuai Hu, postgraduate scholar based at DIT,  and David Burns, PhD candidate based at UCC. Photograph:  Mark Stedman

Three young researchers – ShuaiShuai Hu, David Burns and Emer Duffy – have been selected to represent Ireland at the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetin(...)

Key questions over our post-Brexit relationship with the UK regarding education and research remain unanswered. Photograph: iStock

Big intractable political and economic issues continue to dominate Brexit negotiations. Almost everything else is relegated to a “it will be all righ(...)

 Pictured at the Irish Research Council announcement were: (l to r) Prof Ursula Kilkelly, member of the council; Richard Bruton TD, Minister for Education and Skills; Laureate awardee, Dr Dawn Walsh, University College Dublin and Laureate awardee and  Dr Larisa Florea, Dublin City University.  Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

The Government has moved to substantially increase “frontier research” by allocating €30 million to third level institutions in 36 projects approved b(...)

Irish researchers have discovered new evidence of how big disturbances in the atmosphere around the Sun, which is 150 million kilometres away, impact (...)

Luke Madeley of Three Rock in action against James Lorimer of Lisnagarvey during the Irish Senior Cup last year. Photo: Rowland White/Inpho

Several sides face a double-header this weekend as the attempts to clear the backlog created by the umpires’ strike sees a full round of men’s EY Hock(...)

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon: ‘The 2018 budget increase is hugely positive and critical to preparations for our enhanced and increasingly globally prominent regulatory role’

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon says her office aims to spend its additional €4 million allocated in Budget 2018 to recruit up to 40 new emp(...)

It’s all back to the era of fat laces and heavyweight ghettoblasters again. What you’ll find on the second instalment in the Boombox series are more o(...)

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